Archive for May, 2024

Digital Access Training

Friday, May 24th, 2024

Get Skilled in Accessibility with New Courses

With more than 4.4 million Australians living identifying as having a disability, simple accessibility errors could be preventing thousands of people from interacting with your business.

It’s time for that to change!

By popular demand, Vision Australia is launching a new series of on-demand courses to make creating inclusive digital experiences easier than ever.

Real inclusion needs understanding, not a checklist.

For over 20 years, Vision Australia has been providing comprehensive, expert-led accessibility training to professionals worldwide.

Digital Access Training is an inexpensive alternative to in-person training.

Catering to all types of learning styles and skillsets, complete certified courses at your own pace, anywhere in the world. It’s fun, informative and fast with most courses completable in under an hour.

Together, we can make the web work for everyone.

Learn More About On-Demand Accessibility Courses Here

Supported Independent Living

Thursday, May 23rd, 2024

Vacant Supported Independent Living (SIL) Houses Available Across Victoria

Alpha Community Care is a leading NDIS and Disability support provider.

They are excited to inform you about several of their Supported Independent Living (SIL) houses across Victoria that currently have vacancies. These homes may be an excellent fit for NDIS participants seeking comfortable and supportive living environments.

Currently Available SIL Houses

Cheltenham Haven, Cheltenham, VIC 3192

  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom
  • Situated on a spacious 550SQM land
  • Ideal for individuals seeking a cozy and well-located home

Delahay House, Delahay, VIC

  • 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
  • Ample car space for 3 cars and a large backyard on a 764SQM land
  • Perfect for those who enjoy outdoor activities and need extra space

Aintree Double Story House, Aintree, VIC

  • 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
  • Brand new, double-story house with an upstairs and downstairs living area
  • Features a master bedroom with a balcony, ample car space for 2 cars, and a big backyard
  • Ideal for participants looking for modern, spacious living

Coburg Double Story Penthouse, Coburg, VIC 3058

  • 2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms
  • Recently renovated with luxurious finishes
  • Includes a unique master bathroom with a TV in the bath for relaxation
  • Does not have accessible outdoor space but offers high-end indoor amenities

All Alpha Community Care SIL houses are designed to provide a supportive, safe, and comfortable living environment for NDIS participants.

They are dedicated to ensuring residents receive the highest quality of care and support tailored to their individual needs.

  • If this applies to you or someone you know, please feel free to contact them on 1300 380 692 or via email at admin@alphacommunitycare.com.au to schedule a visit or for any further information.

Mindful May

Tuesday, May 14th, 2024

Mindful May Events hosted by Counselling and Psychological Services Caulfield

The Counselling and Psychological Services team at Caulfield Campus is running a series of drop-in mindfulness sessions over the next 3 weeks as part of Mindful May.

Mindfulness of eating/Mindfulness of thoughts

  • Date: Tuesday 14 May
  • Time: 12pm- 1pm
  • Venue: K105 Caulfield
  • Description: This session will involve 2 mindful exercises to cultivate present moment awareness of our eating, and our thoughts.
  • No registration required.

Mindfulness of the senses

  • Date: Tuesday 21 May
  • Time: 11am- 11:45am
  • Venue: K105 Caulfield
  • Description: In this session we will explore using our five senses of sight, hearing, touch, taste and smell to gently guide our awareness and attention to the present moment.
  • No registration required.

Lunchtime mindful movement (online chair yoga)

  • Date: Tuesday 28 May
  • Time: 1-1:45pm
  • Description: This chair yoga session combines yoga-based movements, breath practices, meditation, self-massage and psychoeducation. It aims to increase body awareness, reduce stress and enhance wellbeing.
  • Registration required via link.

SMRC Open Day

Monday, May 13th, 2024

SMRC Open Day at Dingley Village Neighbourhood Centre

Southern Migrant and Resource Centre (SMRC) is happy to invite you to their Open Day at Dingley Village Neighbourhood House to showcase their services they offer to people born overseas and their carers.

SMRC staff will be available for those who need information and assistance in accessing services and aged care systems.

A variety of sessions will be available throughout the day such as:

  • Tai Chi
  • Dance class
  • Horticultural information session
  • Potting class and more!
  • Refreshments available

Where: 31B Marcus Rd, Dingley Village.

When: Friday 24 May 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

For more information visit:

  • Dingley Village Neighbourhood Centre
  • or call SMRC on 9767 1900 or
  • E: smrc@smrc.org.au
  • www.smrc.org.au

Social Boost

Thursday, May 2nd, 2024

What is Social Boost?

Social Boost is free service for any Caulfield student who is struggling to find friends or to engage with the social life of the campus.

Students who join the program are given assistance through specially trained facilitators to find co-curricular activities at Caulfield that suit them according to their interests and preferences. For example, some students may prefer small group activities, as well as advice on how to make friends.

  • Social Boost is not peer mentoring
  • Social Boost is not a case management service
  • If you are struggling with your mental health, accommodation, visa issues there are relevant services to assist you

Who Is Social Boost For?

Social Boost is for students at Caulfield campus who want to be more involved in the social life of the campus.

Facilitators working in Social Boost have experience helping students find activities that suit their preferences as well as giving advice on how to make friends, especially with people from different cultures.

How Do You Register for Social Boost?

  • Students can email english.connect@monash.edu to register.

The program is free and there are no consequences if students want to drop it at any time.

Who Should You Contact if You Have Questions About Social Boost?

  • English Connect: english.connect@monash.edu